4 Tips for Pokemon Go Safety + MORE

4 Tips for Pokemon Go Safety + MORE

One Word That Will Raise Your Child’s Game + MORE

Is your child struggling? Maybe he’s in a slump, or perhaps she’s feeling unmotivated. I’d like to tell you about one word that will raise your child’s game. I saw my kids struggle several times through the years as they played. And it wasn’t because they didn’t w.... More »

TRENDS IN SPORTS: New Study Suggests Fewer Kids Are Playing Sports

A new study was just released this past week which  suggests that fewer kids between the ages of 6-12 are participating in sports. In fact, the number of kids playing organized team sports has dropped by a stunning 8 percent over the last decade. Now, if this is really true, that is quite a drop of.... More »
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How to Get Kids Mentally Ready For Competing + MORE

Mental Preparation For Young Athletes A parent asks: “My child doesn’t seem as mentally ready as some of the other kids in his league. I need concrete ideas on what to say and do to help my child prepare for competition.” “By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.”.... More »
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Injury Prevention Warmup Programs Work- Use One!

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Warmup based injury prevention programs such as the FIFA 11+ and others show a dramatic reduction in injury rates for young athletes The results are so impressiv.... More »

COPING WITH ADVERSITY: What’s the Best Way to Give Feedback to Young Athletes (…and their Parents)? + MORE

One of the basic fundamentals that all coaches embrace – whether at the youth, travel, or HS level – is that a coach has to give feedback to one’s athletes. Problem is, it’s rare for a coach to be trained at any level on how to do this. In short, it’s just sort of ̶.... More »
 

Immediately reporting concussion symptoms is in a team’s best
interests because it gives the athlete the best chance to return to sport
activity in the shortest amount of time and helps to ensure that the team’s
overall performance is not compromised by the concussed athlete, says a new
study in the Journal of Athletic Training…

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Five Potential Trade Partners For Russell Westbrook reporting contributed by Korie Grill If you thought the drama and fallout from Kevin Durant moving out west to the Golden State Warriors was over, think again! Now, the Oklahoma City Thunder may consider trading superstar Russell Westbrook ‘sooner rather than later,’ according to Bleacher Report’s Howard Beck…

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4 Tips for Pokemon Go Safety

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flag football tournament 1468535949 1331340276 4 Tips for Pokemon Go Safety + MOREA Guest Post from Amy Tiemann, PhD
The new mobile game Pokémon Go has won the hearts and minds of millions of Americans with over 7 million downloads in its first week of release. This has happened so quickly that many parents are just catching up with this new craze.

What makes this game different is it features “augmented reality” technology, which means players look at their mobile phone screens and see animated Pokémon creatures superimposed on the “real-life” background generated by their phone’s camera…

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